Author Archives: garyrlake

Brown wants PAC money out

This from the Chicago Tribune http://www.chicagotribune.com/…
BOSTON – Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown says he wants an Iowa-based conservative group to stop televising a commercial in Boston that compares his tax records with those of Democratic rival Martha Coakley. …….. On Friday, Brown issued that call, and challenged labor unions to avoid airing ads on behalf of Coakley. American Future…

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Another Senator will retire

AP –
WASHINGTON – North Dakota Democrat Byron Dorgan said Tuesday he will not seek re-election to the Senate in November, a surprise announcement that dealt another blow to Democrats already struggling to protect their Senate majority. Dorgan, a moderate who was first elected to the Senate in 1992 after serving a dozen years in the House, said he reached…

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WSJ another country heard from

(Hey Festus, is this guy suffering from delusions too? – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) An OpEd from John Fund of the Wall Street Journal
Marty Peretz, the editor-in-chief of the liberal New Republic magazine and a Coakley supporter, nonetheless thinks Mr. Brown “might actually defeat” the Democrat because “voters are scared.” He notes that Democrats have gone “hysterical”…

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The Weekly Standard Responds

Just for giggles I wrote to the editors of the Weekly Standard asking if they planned on doing any coverage of the upcoming Senate race.  Today they responded as follows:
Dear Mr. Lake, We will be reporting on the MA election, most likely in the issue that comes out next week.  Stay tuned! The Editors
Short and sweet, but it…

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